Sunday, 10 February 2019

Project Assistant at VSO Tanzania

Project Assistant 

VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview
Ideal Candidate for this role will provide administrative and support to the volunteers on daily basis, coordinating arrival, departure, home country reality discussion, planning and organizing induction for new starters, responsible to respond on health and medical, security support, keeping volunteer personal files and upstate, provide support on processing Volunteer Visa and Work Permits, reporting and demonstrate duty of care to in-out of country Volunteers.
Skills, qualifications and experience

Bachelor degree Public Relation, Public Administration, Business Management, Communication, Marketing, Human resource or relevant field.

Planning and Time Management:
Significant experience of an administrative role, managing and prioritizing a varied workload, achieving high quality results, meeting deadlines with minimum supervision.

Confident, experienced and accurate with financial in-formation.

Relationship Building Skills:
Ability to build strong working relationships and partnerships in a multi-cultural environment and work as a collaborative team member. Cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity.

Communication Skills:
clear, sensitive oral and writ-ten communication skills, fluent in English, confidence in communicating across VSO and externally

Problem Solving:
Ability to develop multiple ideas, comparing and evaluating each to ensure best possible decision.

Able to adapt to new and demanding situations.


  • Fluency in English languages
  • Confidence in public speaking
  • Able to undertake occasional travel within country

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Job application procedure


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